Argentine Default Drama Nears Critical Stage

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Taos Turner and Ken Parks BUENOS AIRES--Argentina could make unfortunate history this week if it defaults on its foreign debt for the second time in 13 years as a showdown with creditors comes to a head. When Argentina last ...

Correction to Crude Oil Futures Story

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

"Crude Oil Futures Trade Lower on Global Tensions," at 0956 GMT, misstated that crude oil futures traded lower on global tensions in the headline. Crude oil futures traded lower despite, not because of, global tensions. Subscribe to WSJ: http://online.wsj.com?mod=djnwires (END) ...

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks: Futures Dip As Busy Data Week Begins

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures dipped on Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average threatening to move further below the key 17,000 level breached late last week, while deal news sent shares of Family Dollar ...

Sweden Resumes Financial Aid to Uganda

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Nicholas Bariyo KAMPALA Uganda--Sweden has resumed financial aid to Uganda, less than six months after the Scandinavian country suspended its support following the enactment of a severe anti gay law. The Swedish embassy in Kampala said Monday that Sweden ...

Berlin Prepares for Russia Sanctions

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

BERLIN--German leaders sought to prepare the public for the consequences of sanctions against Russia ahead of a week in which the European Union is expected to escalate its economic response to the crisis in Ukraine. Ministers in Chancellor Angela Merkel's ...

Dollar Nearly Flat Against Rivals Ahead Of US Econ Data, FOMC

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Hiroyuki Kachi The dollar was nearly flat against the yen and the euro in Asia trade Monday, with investors sitting on sidelines ahead of major events later this week, including the Federal Open Market Committee meeting and U.S. jobs ...

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks: Futures Down; Family Dollar Soars On Bid

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures slipped Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average set up to push further below 17,000, while deal news sent shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc. soaring in premarket. Home-sales data ...

China Criticizes U.S. Move on Solar-Equipment Imports

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Wayne Ma BEIJING--China on Monday hit back at the U.S. for taking another step to close a loophole that allowed some Chinese solar-equipment makers to avoid tariffs. China's Ministry of Commerce, citing an official it didn't identify, said the ...

Fujitsu Looking at First April-June Operating Profit

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

TOKYO -- Fujitsu is expected to post a group operating profit of slightly more than 5 billion yen ($48.6 million) for the April-June period. It will be the company's first April quarter profit in a while, the Nikkei reported Sunday. ...

Berlin Prepares for Russia Sanctions -- Update

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Andrea Thomas BERLIN--German leaders sought to prepare the public for the consequences of sanctions against Russia ahead of a week in which the European Union is expected to escalate its economic response to the crisis in Ukraine. Ministers in ...

Italian Manufacturing Business Confidence Down Slightly in July

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Liam Moloney ROME--Italian manufacturing business confidence fell slightly in July, for the second month, pulled down by a worsening outlook for orders, national statistics institute Istat said Monday. Confidence among Italy's manufacturers slipped to 99.7 in July from June, ...

Dollar Tree to Acquire Family Dollar

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR) said it will acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO) in a cash-and-stock deal that values the discount retailer's shares about at $74.50 a piece. The deal price, a roughly 23% premium over Family Dollar's closing price ...

Thailand Swings to Trade Surplus in June

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Warangkana Chomchuen BANGKOK--Thailand's trade balance swung to a surplus of $1.79 billion in June from a deficit of $809 million in May, the Ministry of Commerce said Monday, as shipments bound for overseas picked up. Exports in June rose ...

MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks: Futures Dip As Busy Data Week Begins

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Barbara Kollmeyer, MarketWatch MADRID (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures dipped on Monday, threatening a continuation of losses for the Dow Jones Industrial Average after the index dropped below the key 17,000 level last week. Home-sales data will kick off ...

Germany to Back Tougher Russian Sanctions

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

BERLIN--Germany is willing to back tougher sanctions that target specific sectors of the Russian economy during talks of European Union officials in Brussels on Monday and Tuesday, a government official said Monday. The officials meet to give a finishing touch ...

Germany to Support Tougher Sanctions Against Russia

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Andrea Thomas BERLIN--Germany is willing to back tougher sanctions that target specific sectors of the Russian economy during talks of European Union officials in Brussels on Monday and Tuesday, a government official said Monday. The officials meet to give ...

Crude Oil Futures Trade Lower on Global Tensions

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Cassie Werber LONDON--Crude oil futures traded lower Monday, as tension in several parts of the globe failed to shift the commodity out of a range it has traded in for the last eight days. ICE September crude was down ...

Russia Bans Imports of Canned Vegetables, Fruit and Fish From Ukraine

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 28, 2014

By Olga Razumovskaya MOSCOW--Russia has indefinitely suspended imports of canned vegetables, fruits and fish from Ukraine beginning Tuesday, the country's chief consumer regulator said on its website Monday. The regulator, Rospotrebnadzor, cited violations of legal requirements relating to the protection ...

Danone May Sell Medical Nutrition Unit to Hospira -- FT

TODAY: July 28, 2014 PUB DATE: July 27, 2014

Danone S.A. (DANOY, BN.FR) is in talks to sell its medical nutrition unit to Hospira Inc. (HSP), The Financial Times reports Sunday citing people familiar with the situation. According to the report, Hospira would acquire the unit in an almost ...